• Robert Redford urges global action on climate change

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Robert Redford said he came to the United Nations Monday not as an actor but as an environmental advocate, father, grandfather and concerned citizen to urge the world's nations to take action now on climate change. The 78-year-old Oscar winner said his...

  • Airline ops manager working on 9/11 is charged in sex sting

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — An American Airlines operations manager who was among the few people to learn of the first 9/11 hijacking before the jet struck the World Trade Center has been arrested near Pittsburgh in an online child-sex sting. Ray Howland is charged with arranging a sexual...

  • Transgender immigration detainees may be housed by gender

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Immigration authorities will consider housing transgender detainees based on the gender they identify with in the wake of criticism about detention conditions for the population, officials said on Monday. Detention staff should consider transgender detainees'...

  • University of California sued over sex assault claims

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Three current and former University of California, Berkeley students sued the school on Monday, accusing administrators of not doing enough to investigate their sexual assault claims and hand out punishment. The three women said the administrators mishandled...

  • Developer of $3.5B Bahamas megaresort files for bankruptcy

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — The developer of a $3.5 billion hotel-and-casino project under construction in the Bahamas announced Monday that it has filed for U.S. Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Baha Mar Ltd. said the U.S. filings were being done "voluntarily" in an effort to complete...

  • Jury deliberating fate of 'Big Tony' in businessman's death

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A jury began deliberations Monday afternoon in the trial of reputed mobster Anthony "Big Tony" Moscatiello, accused of ordering the killing of a South Florida businessman in 2001. Moscatiello, 77, could get the death penalty if convicted of the charge in...

  • As Kurds gain in Syria, Turkish govt ponders military action

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — As Kurdish rebels in northern Syria rack up wins against the Islamic State group, Turkish media is abuzz with talk of a long-debated military intervention to push the Islamic militants back from the Turkish border — a move that will also outflank any Kurdish...

  • Car bomb explodes near military hospital in Yemeni capital

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A car bomb exploded behind a military hospital in the Yemeni capital on Monday, causing dozens of casualties including civilians, security officials said. Yemen's rebels, known as Houthis, later said in an official statement that they had fired a Scud missile at...

  • New Jersey man charged with plotting to support militants

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey man charged with plotting to support the Islamic State group has made his initial appearance in federal court and was held without bail. Sporting a beard and glasses, Alaa Saadeh entered U.S. District Court in Newark on Monday shackled and...

  • Police ID plane crash victims as Tennessee doctor, family

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    PLAINVILLE, Mass. (AP) — The three people killed when their small plane crashed into a Massachusetts home over the weekend have been identified tentatively as a Tennessee doctor, his wife and college-age daughter, authorities said Monday. Plainville police Chief Jim Alfred said the...

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